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C276/01 Clinical epidemiology of kidney and urinary tract diseases using the Danish Registries and Databases - COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

ECTS: 1.40
GP: ClinFO
Responsible: Christian Fynbo Christiansen
Secretary: Annette Poulsen
Application deadline: 24-9-2018

Title: Clinical epidemiology of kidney and urinary tract diseases using the Danish Registries and Databases C276/01


is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2018.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).

Aim: To provide course participants with an overview on how to take a research question through to implementing, analyzing, and interpreting a clinical epidemiologic study using Denmark’s network of medical and population-based registries. Kidney and urinary tract diseases will be used as examples during the course; however, the methods can be applied to other diseases.

Learning outcomes: After completion of this course, participants are expected to be able to:

  1. Identify and design a clinical epidemiologic research study using the Danish Registries and Databases
  2. Compare and contrast study designs in order to suitably address a research question.
  3. Identify and ascertain data from nationwide registries and clinical databases suitable for studies on kidney and urinary tract diseases.
  4. Assess study validity and implement validity checks of particular interest to kidney and urinary tract diseases.
  5. Evaluate, interpret and report study findings.

Content: Each concept will be introduced in a lecture. Combined with group work, students will be provided with guidance on implementing, analyzing and interpreting studies using data from the relevant databases. Students are not required to complete an exam at the end of the course.

Recommended knowledge for participation (if any): Participants are required to have completion of the ‘Basic Biostatistics’ PhD course and ‘Introduction to clinical epidemiology’.

Language: English

ECTS: 1,4

Head of course: Christian Fynbo Christiansen and Mette Nørgaard

Instructors: Christian Fynbo Christiansen, Mette Nørgaard, Henrik Gammelager, and others (TBA).

Number of participants: 24

Dates and times: 9-10 October 2018

Place: "Kollokvierum Øst" in "Victor Albeck Bygningen", Vennelyst Boulevard 4, 8000 Aarhus C.,

Course fee: DKK 1680

Participation in the course is without cost for:

Application deadline: 11-9-2018